Dodge Polara Convertible Automatic, 1968 MY DL 27

The Polara Convertible is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet automobile with a front placed engine, from Dodge. The 5.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 230 bhp (233 PS/172 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 461 N·m (340 lb·ft/47 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Dodge Polara Convertible Automatic, 1968 MY DL 27 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5563 mm
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5210 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
233 PS / 230 bhp / 172 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
461 Nm / 340 ft.lb / 47 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Dodge Polara models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1889 kg
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1881 kg
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5404 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5404 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5404 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5297 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5297 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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1968 Dodge Polara Convertible Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3099 mm 122 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 5563 mm 219 inches
Width 2032 mm 80 inches
Height 1407 mm 55.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.2 litre
5210 cc
(317.934 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99.3 × 84.1 mm
3.91 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
233 PS (230 bhp) (172 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
44.1 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
461 Nm (340 ft·lb) (47 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
88.48 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1111.9 kPa (161.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 651.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½JK x 14
Wheel size rear 5½JK x 14
Tyres front 8.25 x 14
Tyres rear 8.25 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.94
general
Carfolio.com ID415646
Production total
Model code DL 27
Model family
RAC rating 48.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Dodge Polara Convertible Automatic added 2015-04-27.
Last modified 2015-04-27.